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Your Guide to Visiting Colorado with the Kids
Colorado Seasons:
Family Recreation for Every Time of the Year

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Boys hike in Mueller State Park, Colorado
Photo: Fall is one of the prettiest times of year to go hiking. These boys walk through golden fields west of Pikes Peak, in Mueller State Park.

Colorado's multiple personalities keep traveling families on their toes. Locals have been known to watch Fourth of July fireworks in their ski parkas, and hike in shirt sleeves on Christmas Day. That's partly because the state has climates ranging from high plains prairies to toothy mountain ranges to red rock desert canyons.  It's also partly due to fickle skies affected by those mountains that often make their own weather.

Generally spe
aking, though, Colorado serves up the seasons in scenic style.